Category Archives: Internet Librarian International

ILI 2011 web search presentations

The presentations I gave at International Librarian International this week in London are now available on my Advanced Search page at They are also available on authorSTREAM and Slideshare.

Searching without Google

Presentation given as part of the main conference on Friday, 28th October 2011

It is also available on Slideshare at

Web Search Academy

This was a pre-conference workshop held on Wednesday26th October with myself, Marydee Ojala and Arthur Weiss presenting.

Alternative Search Tools 

Please note the content of this presentation is similar to that of my main conference presentation “Searching without Google”.

Also available on Slideshare at

Visual Search

Looks at image search tools, video search engines and visualisations.

The Slideshare version is available at

Internet Librarian International – discounted rate available until 26th September

Internet Librarian International is extending the ‘early bird’ discount for conference bookings  to Friday 26 September.

This year’s conference (London, 16 & 17 October) includes:

Library 2.0 and Web 2.0
Forget the hype – how do they work and how will they affect how you provide information?

Search analytics
Do you know how effective your projects are and whether you’re reaching the right audience?

Information search and discovery
The search world continues to evolve – are you keeping up? What do the changes mean bring for your job? [Declaration of interest: I am giving a presentation on ‘Search Tips’ on Thursday 16th October, at 11.45 AM)

Why are some institutions more prone to adopting transparency and  collaboration than others?

Web design

You understand the principles of usability, learn how web design continues to evolve

For full details of the event and to register visit the website at

Internet Librarian International – deadline for speakers extended

The deadline for submitting a request to speak at Internet Librarian International, to be held in London on 16-17 October, has been extended to April 4th. The conference is Thursday-Friday this year, with pre-conference events on Wednesday. Further details of topics and themes, and information on how to submit a paper, are at